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Your Local Team Recognized

Your local team of hard-working radio folks was recognized by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association as the 2016 Radio Station of the Year.  Cat Country 98.1 (WCTK-FM) took home the big prize at the annual gathering of the MBA known as “Sound Bytes.”  While WCTK took home radio station of the year, WCVB-TV (Channel 5) won…read more »

How Do You Book SWG Artists?

Booking artists for a benefit show like Stars With Guitars is a 9 month process.  It’s not like booking an act for a full-band show, where you call the promoter make an offer and wait for their response (usually a counter-offer).  Stars With Guitars is not a tour and not represented by any agency.  Every…read more »

What Is A Guitar Pull?

In 2015, one of our artists for the Cat Country Snowball had to cancel due to a family emergency. About 30 minutes before the show, Big Kenny of Big and Rich asked us if they could do a guitar-pull instead of going on 1-2.  Being New Englanders, we had to Google “guitar-pull” to see exactly…read more »

What is Stars With Guitars?

Stars With Guitars is the evolution of a benefit concert formerly known as the Cat Country Snowball.  This is the 3rd re-set of the event.  The original Snowball began in the Crown Plaza Hotel ballroom in Warwick in 2009. After quickly outgrowing that space, Snowball moved to Rhodes On the Pawtuxet in Cranston for a…read more »

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